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Come join, Head Coach, Colin Hartnett and his staff this summer 2024 at the Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Otterbein University. This is a complete skills camp designed for youth lacrosse players ages 9-14. All facets of the game will be covered ranging from stick skills, position play and team concepts. Campers will also be able to incorporate these skills into the daily game play.

Otterbein University is a private, liberal arts college located 16 miles north of downtown Columbus in Westerville, OH. As a NCAA Division III member of the Ohio Athletic Conference, the Otterbein Men’s Lacrosse Team is beginning it’s 15th season of varsity competition in the spring of 2024.

Highlights Include
  • Complete Skills Camp for Boys Ages 9-14
  • Superior instruction from College Coaches
  • 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
  • Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
  • Team discount available
  • Special goalie instruction and discounts available
  • Reversible mesh Nike practice jersey
  • Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
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Camp Coaches

  • Colin Hartnett Lax Otterbein

    Camp Director Colin Hartnett

    Colin Hartnett began his 14th season as head men's lacrosse coach at Otterbein in 2022-23.

    View Colin Hartnett's Bio

Camp Details


You can expect a high demand for these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early. This summer, Otterbein University is offering one week of overnight with an extended day camp (9:00am-9:00pm) option for ages 9-14.

  • Dates: July 15-18
  • Age Group: 9-14
  • Gender: Boys
  • Camp Type: Overnight, Extended Day (commuter)
  • Check-In: Check-in takes place on Monday between 1:00pm-2:00pm at Campus Center.
  • Check-out: Check-out takes place from 12:00pm at Campus Center.
  • Extended Day Schedule: MON 2PM-9PM, TUE 9AM-8:45PM, WED 9AM-8:45PM, THUR 9AM-12 NOON **Times subject to change
  • Meals: All meals are provided for Overnight campers. Lunch and dinner are provided for all Extended Day (commuter) campers.
  • Program: The Advanced Skills/Complete Skills Camp is designed for high school/youth players (ages 10-16), and focuses on stick skills, position play, team concepts, and an overall intense level of competition.

Otterbein University-Campus Center
100 W. Home St
Westerville, Ohio 43081

Directions & Parking: Google Maps

  • Dorm: Kerr Hall
  • Number of Campers Per Room: 2 per room
  • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be mutual and received no later than 14 days before the start of camp. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
  • Bathrooms: Shared
  • Linens: Not included. Bring linens or a sleeping bag, a pillow, a pillowcase, and a towel.
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

The staff reside in the dormitories with the campers and participate in all activities. Drugs, alcohol, and tobacco are strictly prohibited and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.

  • Instruction: Morning, afternoon, and evening training sessions
  • Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
  • Extended Day campers: Lunch and dinner are provided.
  • Supervision: Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
  • Reversible Jersey & Prizes: Campers at multi-day camps will receive a Nike Lacrosse Camps Reversible Jersey and prizes.
  • Ratio: 1:10 staff-to-camper ratio
  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience.
  • Equipment Needed: Please bring your helmet, mouthpiece, cleats, lacrosse stick, gloves, and pads.
  • Facility: Athletic Fields
  • Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.

To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!


Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

Checklist of things to bring:

  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Cleats
  • Athletic Socks
  • Helmet & Mouthpiece
  • Lacrosse Stick(s), Gloves, Pads
  • Goalies Must Have Full Protective Equipment
  • Comfortable Off-Field Clothes
  • Toiletries & Personal Items
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Turf Shoes or Running Shoes for
  • Alarm Clock
  • Extra Towels
  • Non-Perishable Snack Foods
  • Spending money (approx. $50)
  • Pillow & Pillowcase
  • Twin XL Sheets/Blanket or Sleeping Bag
  • No Fan Needed – Dorms are air conditioned
  • Signed Heath & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)

Checklist of Things to Bring: We recommend that all Extended Day Campers bring a daily pack with the following items: Along with your lacrosse equipment, we recommend that you bring a day pack with the following items: water bottle, weather-appropriate clothing, cleats, and walking shoes.

Camp Schedule & Meals:

  • Monday: Extended Day Campers should arrive dressed and ready to play. You will be assigned a counselor and given a complete schedule of all events during the week. Day Campers stay until 8:30pm. Dinner is provided.
  • Tuesday: Extended Day Camper Hours – 9:00am-8:45pm. Lunch and dinner are provided.
  • Wednesday: Extended Day Camper Hours - 9:00am-8:45pm. Lunch and dinner are provided.
  • Thursday: Check-out is immediately after the camp concludes at 12:00pm. Departure time may change depending on the event.

Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.


For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.


For general questions about our lacrosse camps please see our FAQ page.

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TEAM DISCOUNT: If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $25 discount. Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.

GOALIE DISCOUNT: To ensure each session has enough goalies for drills and scrimmages, all goalies automatically qualify for a special $50 discount. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the goalie discount over the phone or you can indicate that you are eligible for the goalie discount in the “comments” field when registering via our secure website. Goalie discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Note: These two discounts cannot be combined.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30 am Breakfast (Overnighters)
  • 8:50 AM Campers Arrive
  • 9:00 am Stretching and Conditioning
  • 9:30 am Line Drills and Stations
  • 10:30 am Position Work
  • Noon Lunch and rest
  • 1:30 pm 1v1, 2v2, and fastbreaks
  • 3:00 pm Drill Stations and scrimmaging
  • 5:00 pm Dinner and supervised free time
  • 6:30 pm Back to fields for games
  • 9:00 pm Extended Day Campers depart
  • 10:00 pm Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights out!

Otterbein University Field Facility Nike Lacrosse Camp

Otterbein University

Otterbein University, located in Westerville, Ohio, is a four-year private institution founded in 1847. Less than 30 minutes from Columbus, Otterbein has a warm and friendly small-town atmosphere while remaining conveniently located to a large metropolitan city. With 140 acres of beautiful and historic campus along with top notch facilities, Otterbein provides a great environment for a lacrosse camp.

Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    July 28, 2023: Good balance of teaching skills but having a good amount of scrimmage time to actually practice those skills in a game setting

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 28, 2023: "Everything was good. Dorms were cool. Prize challenges were the most fun"

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 28, 2023: Mason really enjoyed playing the game and learning with his peers!

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    July 28, 2023: Feedback from coaches. Working on skills and scrimmaging.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 28, 2023: Staying in the dorms with friends and fun coaches!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 28, 2023: 1:1 position-specific coaching

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: Tyler liked the scrimmages.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 28, 2023: Lots of drills and lacrosse

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 28, 2023: My son had a great time.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    Learned a lot at Camp!

    — Anonymous

Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Otterbein University

Colin Hartnett, Camp Director
Otterbein University
Westerville, Ohio 43081
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.

Camp Dates & Prices

Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Otterbein University
Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Otterbein University
Jul 15-Jul 18, 2024
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 9 - 14
Gender: Boys
Grades: Rising 4th (2033), 5th (2032), 6th (2031), 7th (2030) & 8th (2029)
Extended 9:00AM-9:00PM $475.00 USD
Availability: Limited

Overnight $575.00 USD
Availability: Limited

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Otterbein University - Goalie
Jul 15-Jul 18, 2024
Programs: Goalie
Age Group: 9 - 14
Gender: Boys
Grades: Rising 4th (2033), 5th (2032), 6th (2031), 7th (2030) & 8th (2029)
Extended 9:00AM-9:00PM $475.00 USD
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

Overnight $575.00 USD
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.

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